Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0082wa1 | Workshop A: Disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary | SFEEU2022

Yet another case of Diabetes Insipidus!

Salema Valmiki , Velusamy Anand

26year old Human rights activist being evaluated for left hip and thigh pain over the preceding 7 months, was referred to our services in November 2015 with headache, secondary amenorrhoea and raised prolactin levels. The headache which was mainly frontal started a few months ago and coincided with the amenorrhoea. She did not report visual disturbances or lactation. She also described the feeling of increased thirst and increased urinary frequency over this period. Apart from...

ea0094p331 | Bone and Calcium | SFEBES2023

An interesting case of a complex parathyroid adenoma, mimicking the biochemistry of Parathyroid Carcinoma

Zaki Beenish , Salema Valmiki

A 75-year-old lady was referred to our centre from a local DGH, where she presented with constipation, reduced consciousness and acute confusion. She was found to have severe hypercalcaemia (Adjusted Calcium 5.21mmol/l), with PTH of 1473ng/l, and urine calcium of 13.8mg/24 h. Based on available biochemistry, a presumptive diagnosis of Parathyroid Carcinoma was made, and Hypercalcemia management was started. She was given about 3 litres of fluid and 60mg of pamidronate. Subsequ...

ea0069p64 | Poster Presentations | SFENCC2020

So Close, Yet so Fahr!

Salema Valmiki , Khanam Amina , Charles Debbie-Ann , Tremble Jennifer

A 58 year old male diagnosed with ‘Parkinson's Disease’ in 2016 following symptoms of Parkinsonism and a DaTscan, was admitted with seizures. He was given Benzodiazepines in the A&E which helped control the seizures. A CT scan of his head revealed Bilateral Basal Ganglia calcification. This was the first time he had seizures, but he did complain of having on and off facial twitching and muscle spasms. There was no history of trauma to the head, fevers, or change ...

ea0069p72 | Poster Presentations | SFENCC2020

Parathyroid adenoma in a young man <35 years old

Khanam Amina , Salema Valmiki , Charles Debbie-Ann , Ibrahim Sharaf , Mehmet Sherife , Tremble Jennifer

Section 1: Case history: 23 Year old Caribbean gentleman attended A&E with several month history of non-specific headaches, changes in memory/mood and joint pains. Since the age of 5 he had been medically treated for renal stones, He had a past medical history of sickle cell trait and was not on any regular medications. There was no significant family history apart from sickle cell disease. He had initial bloods which showed serum adjusted calcium level 3.7 mmol/l and PTH ...

ea0094p338 | Endocrine Cancer and Late Effects | SFEBES2023

Papillary thyroid cancer occuring in thyroglossal duct cyst- a rare presentation

Sathyanarayan Sheela , Madan Arina , Salema Valmiki , Velusamy Anand , Anandappa Samanth , Ul-Hassan Fahim , Hubbard Jonathan

Thyroglossal duct cysts are the most frequently occurring congenital cervical anomaly, however the development of Papillary Thyroid Cancer (PTC) in these are very rare, with an incidence around 1%. We present two cases of PTC identified in thyroglossal duct cysts from our services. A 26-year-old lady with a 1-year history of midline neck swelling, was investigated with a neck ultrasound which showed a 2.8cm septated thyroglossal duct cyst and U2 thyroid cyst. She underwent a F...

ea00100p42 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2024

An interesting and rare case of a TSH-GH co-secreting pituitary macroadenoma

Aung Thu , Baral Ranu , Salema Valmiki , Chika-Ezerioha Ifunanya , Charles Debbie-Ann , Tremble Jennifer

We present a 43 year old gentleman of Bangladeshi origin, who was referred to us by his GP with increased sweating, palpitations and anxiety for the last few years and abnormal thyroid functions. He complained of headaches, tremors, weight loss, increased appetite and sleep disturbances in addition to the above symptoms. He had no other significant past, family or social history. On examination in the clinic, he was found to have a raised blood pressure. He had phenotypical fe...